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Pick up a free family trail from the Learning Centre and set off to explore the Museum through puzzles, drawing and observation games.

Trails are suitable for children aged 7–12.

Don’t forget to collect a pencil when you pick up your Trail.

Choose from:

  • Pick up a Glorious Gardens trail to be led around the Museum by our very own ceramic gardener and design your own garden.
  • Seeking Sculpture – NEW! Explore and discover pieces of sculpture in the Museum.
  • The Undiscovered Museum
    Explore the V&A with the new Undiscovered Museum Family Trail. Follow the images and discover the museum. As you explore, you could take your own photographs and then create a trail at home. This resource was created by James Rigler, Ceramics Resident at the V&A. Find out more about the residency programme here. (Please note photography is not permitted in some spaces).
Glorious Gardens Trail

Glorious Gardens Trail, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Family using Glorious Gardens trail

Family using Glorious Gardens Trail, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London


Downloadable only – (not available at the museum)

Children’s author Jacqueline Wilson has designed her very own trail you can use to explore the Museum with. It is available in shops through the Official Jacqueline Wilson Mag edition from 24 January 2012, but is also downloadable here.

Download: Jacqueline Wilson's Museum Trail (PDF file, 13.4 MB)

Feature courtesy of The Official Jacqueline Wilson Magazine

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Little London: Child-friendly Days Out and Fun Things To Do (Hardback)

Little London: Child-friendly Days Out and Fun Things To Do (Hardback)

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Interactive Map

Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

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Event - Trails

Tue 01 April 2014–Thu 31 December 2015

FAMILY EVENT: Pick up a free family trail from the Learning Centre and set off to explore the museum through puzzles, drawing and observation games.

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